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Witch's Hat

Hygrocybe conica


Sharply conical cap that was mostly orange and greasy. Pale yellow gills. Yellow grooved stem. The entire mushroom was developing black stains.


Habitat: Growing alone under oak in a mixed forest.

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Christine Y.
Christine Y. a week ago

Thanks Brian! Last autumn produced an awesome variety of fungi in addition to other delights! I love searching for oddities :)

Brian38 a week ago

Another cool find! I'm always impressed with your ability to ID the strange things you find Christine!

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.88, Long: -73.47

Spotted on Aug 12, 2018
Submitted on Feb 11, 2019

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